Average Bench: 55.1% (838th of 1058)

more Based on 11,777 user benchmarks.  Models: C400-MTFDDAK256MAM, C400-MTFDDAC256MAM, MTFDDAK2 MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2.5" 7mm 256GB, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2., MTFDDAK256MAM-1K1, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K12

Average average bench

The Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB averaged 44.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 64.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB is 28.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 23.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 182MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,777 samples)
Min Avg Max
315 Read 382 432
50.1 Write 213 261
86.1 Mixed 225 258
48.8 SusWrite 182 257
55.7% 250 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.9 4K Read 18.2 23.1
32.4 4K Write 64.7 98.3
9.6 4K Mixed 13.5 16.3
79.2% 32.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
74.1 DQ Read 126 180
50.1 DQ Write 126 222
16.4 DQ Mixed 23.5 29.5
45.9% 91.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 223 240 234 242 240 MB/s
Read 402
Write 216
Mixed 253
SusWrite 234
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 14.7
92% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 23.3
41% 80.2 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 211 224 223 197 202 MB/s
Read 412
Write 247
Mixed 258
SusWrite 206
62% 281 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 14
96% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 24
41% 79.5 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 203 202 202 230 201 MB/s
Read 377
Write 196
Mixed 225
SusWrite 199
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 86.6
4K Mixed 13.1
96% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 24.1
41% 79.3 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 186 197 214 195 194 MB/s
Read 373
Write 221
Mixed 240
SusWrite 190
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 14.2
92% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 23.9
40% 78.2 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 83 118 159 110 38 MB/s
Read 385
Write 195
Mixed 228
SusWrite 120
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 12.1
83% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 23.4
41% 79.8 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 44 47 44 36 34 MB/s
Read 405
Write 49.2
Mixed 84.4
SusWrite 42
31% 145 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 15.6
79% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 49.4
DQ Mixed 23.1
32% 61.9 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 40 37 38 40 40 MB/s
Read 329
Write 40.4
Mixed 66.1
SusWrite 39.2
26% 119 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 4.8
38% 9.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 57,592,379 SSDs tested.

Typical C400 RealSSD 256GB Builds (Compare 10,040 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $558

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